Bangkok governor candidates have been painting a rosy picture of the capital under their stewardship, but what's glaringly missing from their campaign bullet points and speeches is the policy and vision of Bangkok as a city of arts and culture. Orderly footpaths and flood prevention are priorities, but are cultural content and creative nurturing as crucial given that Bangkok is now World Book Capital? We talk to four veterans in the cultural community, from museum operator to curator and bookseller, to hear what they would like the new governor to include in their cultural plan _ and yes, there must be one.
Community museums need security
The BMA now has 26 community museums in 25 districts. Anucha Kua-charoon, co-founder and volunteer of Trok Khao Mao Local Museum in Bangkok Noi district, shares what he would like the governor candidate to pay attention to.
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